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  1. Transport

    School Transport Policy Consultation - Brighter Futures for Children is seeking families' views on proposed changes to its school transport policy. Period of consultation: 19 February 2024 to 17 March 2024. Click here to find out more. There are various types of transport available to Reading residents who have special…
  2. Education, Schools & Services

    A child or young person who has a special educational need or disability (SEND) may need some extra help to get the best out of their education and learning. A child or young person with SEND can usually be supported from the resources which early…
  3. Blue Badge Hidden Disabilities

    Blue Badges Hidden Disabilities People with hidden disabilities now have the same rights to disabled parking as those with physical disabilities. This means that people with hidden disabilities like autism, dementia and mental health issues can now apply for a Blue Badge. To apply for…
  4. Policies, Pathways & Documents

    This section will provide information on policies (both local and national) pathways and documents which parents, carers, young people and practitioners may find useful. Updated - February 2023 Next review date February 2024
  5. Local Offer Feedback & Consultations

    Reading's Local Offer will continually grow over time to ensure it provides a genuinely valuable resource for our children, young people and their families. If you have any ideas on how we can together improve and enhance the Local Offer, we’d love to hear from…
  6. Special United - Youth Area (Young People's Forum)

    Special United is a youth forum for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their siblings, age 8-25 years, living within the Reading Borough. The youth forum is run by Reading Families Forum, a local charity supporting families who have…
  7. Housing grants and loans

    The Council offers a variety of grants for people on low incomes to help ensure homes in Reading meet the decent homes standard. For details of all grants and loans visit www.reading.gov.uk/homeimprovementgrants or call the Council’s Private Sector Housing Team on 0118 937 2562. Home…
  8. Caring in Reading Information

    Are you or do you know a child or adult who looks after a family member, partner, friend or neighbour who needs help because of illness, frailty, disability, mental health or addiction and couldn’t cope without their support? A carer is anyone, including children and…
  9. Living well with Autism

    Autism in Reading Autism is a lifelong developmental condition that affects how a person communicates with and relates to others, learns, and processes information. It is currently estimated that roughly one in every 100 people has autism. As a spectrum condition, autism affects people in…
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